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« on: November 22, 2014, 07:07:34 AM »
Special benefits in cases of death and disability in service
No.45/3/2008 – P&PW (F)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003

Dated 20, November, 2014

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Special benefits in cases of death and disability in service – Revision of Disability Pension/Family pension of Pre-2006 disability pensioners/Family Pensioners – regarding.

The undersigned is directed to say that the pension of pensioners/family pensioners who were drawing pension/family pension as on 1.1.2006 under the CCS(EOP) Rules was to be revised in accordance with Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare OM NO.38/37/2008-P&P&W(A) dated 1.9.2008. Accordingly, instructions were issued vide this Department OM of even number dated 30th September 2010 for extension of benefits of modified parity to past pensioners’ for revision of disability pension/family pension covered under CCS(EOP) Rules.

2. Further, orders were issued vide this Department’s OM No.38/37/2008-P&PW(A) dated 28th January, 2013 for further stepping up of normal pension/family pension to 50%/30% of the sum of minimum pay in the pay band and grade pay corresponding to the pre-revised pay scales from which the pensioner had retired, as arrived at with reference to the fitment table annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure OM NO.1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August 2008. The question of extending this benefit to pre-2006 disability pensioner/family pensioner covered under the Central Civil Services (Extraordinary Pension) Rules has been under the consideration of the Government. It has now been decided that the pension/family pension of pre-2006 disability pensioners/family pensioners covered under CCS(EOP) Rules would be further stepped up as under:-

I. Family Pension for Categories B & C

(a) Where the deceased Government servant was not holding a pensionable post: 40% of minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay (in the case of below HAG scale)! minimum Basic pay in the revised Scale of Pay (in the case of HAG and above) applicable from 1.1.2006 corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1!2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008 subject to a minimum of Rs.4550!– 2-

(b) Where the deceased Government servant was holding a pensionable post: 60% of minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay (in the case of below HAG scale )/ minimum Basic Pay in the revised Scale of Pay (in case of HAG and above) applicable from 1.1.2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008 subject to a minimum of Rs.7.000/-

In case where the widow dies or remarries, the children shall be paid family pension at the rates mentioned at (a) or (b) above, as applicable, and the same rate shall also apply to fatherless/motherless children. In both cases, family pension shall be paid to children for the period during which they would have been eligible for family pension under the CCS (Pension) Rules. Dependent parents/brothers/sisters etc. shall be paid family pension one-half the rate applicable to widows/fatherless or motherless children.

II. Family Pension under Categories D & E

Family pension shall be calculated as the minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay and minimum Basic Pay in the revised Scale of Pay (in case of HAG and above) applicable from 1.1.2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008.

(a) If the Government servant is not survived by his widow but is survived by child/children only, all children together shall be eligible for family pension at the rate of 60% of minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay and minimum Basic Pay in the revised Scale of Pay( in case of HAG and above) applicable from 1.1.2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008 subject to a minimum of Rs. 7000/-

(b) When the Government servant dies as a bachelor or as a widower without children, dependent pension will be admissible to parent without reference to pecuniary circumstances, at the rate of 75% of minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay and minimum Basic Pay in the revised scale of pay(in case of HAG and above) applicable from 1.1.2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008, if both parents are alive, and at the rate of 60% if only one of them is alive.

III. Disability Pension for Categories B & C

(a) Disability pension would comprise of a service element equal to 50% of minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay (in the case of below HAG scale)/minimum Basic Pay in the revised Scale (in case of HAG and above) applicable from 1-1-2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008, to be reduced proportionately, if the employee did not have required qualifying service for full pension, plus disability element equal to 30% of the same basic pay, for 100% disability.

(b) For disability less than 100%, disability element shall be reduced proportionately. In cases of disability pension where permanent disability is not less than 60%, the disability pension (i.e. total of service element plus disability element) shall not be less than 60% of the minimum of pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay ( below HAG scale) or the minimum basic pay in the revised Scale of pay (in case of HAG and above) corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated so” August, 2008 , subject to a minimum of Rs. 7000/- per
month.

IV. Disability Pension for Category D

(a) Disability pension would comprise of a service element equal to 50% of minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay ( in the case of below HAG scale)/minimum Basic Pay in the revised Scale of Pay (in case of HAG and above) applicable from 1.1.2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated so” August, 2008, subject to proportionate reduction in case his qualifying service up to the deemed date of retirement falls short of full qualifying service and disability element equal to 30% of the same minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay (in the case of below HAG scale)/minimum Basic Pay in the revised Scale of Pay ( in the case of HAG and above) as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008 subject to the condition that the aggregate of service and disability element shall not be less than 80% of the minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay/minimum Basic Pay, in case of HAG and above, applicable from 1.1.2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated so” August, 2008 for 100% disability.

(b) For lower percentage of the disability, proportionate reduction would be made in disability element as provided in OM dated 3.2.2000 as amended vide O.M. No.45/3/2008-P&PW (F) dated 18.11.2008.

V. Disability Pension for Cases under Category E

(a) Disability pension would comprise of a service element equal to 50% of minimum of Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay (in the case of below HAG scale or the minimum Basic pay in the revised Scale of pay (in case of HAG and above) applicable from 1-1-2006, corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008 subject to proportionate reduction in case his qualifying service upto deemed date of retirement falls short of full qualifying service and disability element equal to the same minimum of pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay ( in the cases of below HAG scale) or the minimum Basic Pay in the revised Scale of Pay (in case of HAG and above) corresponding to the scale of pay last held by the employee, as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008 for 100% disability.

(b) For lower percentage of the disability, proportionate reduction would be made in disability element as provided in OM dated 3.2.2000 as amended vide O.M. NO.45/3/2008-P&PW (F) dated 18.11.2008.

3. In the case of Disability pension/Family pension calculated as per para 4.1 of OM NO.38/37/2008-P&PW(A) dated 1.9.2008 is higher than the disability pension/family pension calculated in the manner indicated above, the same (higher consolidated disability pension/family pension) will continue to be treated as basic disability pension/family pension.

4. These orders shall take effect from 24.9.2012. There will be no change in the amount of revision disability pension/family pension paid during the period 1.1.2006 to 23.9.2012, and, therefore, no arrears will be payable on account of these orders for that period.

5. All other terms and conditions in the O.M. dated 3.2. 2000, as amended vide O.M. No.45/3/2008-P&PW (F) dated 18.11. 2008 and 30.09.2010 shall remain unchanged.

6. This issues with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, vide their 10 No.481/EV/2014 dated 3.9.20145-

7. In so far as persons belonging to the Indian Audit & Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

8. All Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the contents of these orders to the notice of Controller of Accounts/Pay and Accounts Officers and Attached and subordinate Offices under them on a top priority basis. All pension disbursing officers are also advised to prominently display these orders on their notice boards for the benefits of disability pensioners/family pensioners.

8. Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Tripti P Ghosh)
Director

Source: www.persmin.gov.in
[http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D3/D03ppw/PPWF_201114.pdf]

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Re: Important Letters for Central Govt Employees
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2014, 07:09:32 AM »
NO.4/25/2008-P&PW(D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare)

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market,
New Delhi-110 003, Dated the 19th November, 2014.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the Central Government Pensioners residing in areas not covered under CGHS.

The undersigned is directed to say that at present Fixed Medical Allowance is granted to the Central Government pensioners/family pensioners residing in areas not covered under Central Government Health Scheme administered by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and corresponding health schemes administered by other Ministries/Departments for their retired employees for meeting expenditure on their day-to-day medical expenses that do not require hospitalization. Orders were issued vide this Department’s O.M. of even no. dated 26.05.2010 for enhancement of the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs. 100/- to Rs. 300/-p.m. w.e.f. 1.092008.

2. The demand for further enhancement of FMA has been under consideration of the Government for some time past. Sanction of the President is hereby conveyed for enhancement of the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs.300/- to Rs.500/- per month. The other conditions for grant of Fixed Medical Allowance shall continue to be as contained in this Departments’ OMs No.45/57/97-P&PW(C) dated 19.12.97, 24.8.98, 30.12.98 and 18.8.99.

3. These orders will take effect from date of issue of this OM.

4. These orders are issued with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance (Deptt. of Expenditure) vide their ID. Note No 588l/E.V/2014 dated 22.10.2014 and in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India vide their UO No. 174 Staff(Rules)/02-2011 dated 12.11.2014.

5. Hindi version will follow.

(Harjit Singh)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India

Source: http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D3/D03ppw/PPWD_21112014.pdf

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Stepping up of notional full pension for Armed Forces absorbees
No 1(1)/2014/D(Pen/Policy)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

New Delhi Dated 16 October, 2014

To,
The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
The Chief of Air Staff

Subject: Revision of 43 % and 45% commuted portion of pension of pre 2006 Armed Forces absorbees who had drawn lump sum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertaking/ Autonomous bodies – Stepping up of notional full pension with effect from 24.9.2012 reg.

Sir,

The undersigned is directed to refer this Ministry’s letter No I(4)/07/D(Pen/Policy) dated 1 21.8.2009 amended vide letter No 1(4)/2007-D(Pen/Policy) dated 9.2.2011 regarding revision of restored amount of commuted portion of pension as well as notional full pension with effect from 1.1.2006 in respect of pre 2006 Armed Forces Personnel absorbees who had drawn lump sum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertakings/ Autonomous Bodies and have become entitled for restoration of 45% of pension in the case of PBOR and 43% of pension in the case of Commissioned officers. The payment of dearness relief and additional pension to old pensioners are regulated on the basis of the notional full pension.

2. A Committee of Secretaries headed by Cabinet Secretary was constituted. by the Government to consider various issues of Armed Forces. The said Committee had recommended to determine minimum guaranteed pension at fifty percent of the minimum of the fitment tables for the rank in the revised pay structure introduced under Sixth CPC. In case of JCO/OR, the Committee had recommended to determine revised pension equal to fifty percent of the highest of Notional pay in the revised pay structure of Sixth CPC corresponding to the maximum of pay scales of Fifth CPC across the three Services for the rank & group. Accordingly, the President is pleased to decide that with effect from 24th September 2012, the notional full pension of the commissioned officers absorbee pensioners determined in terms of this Ministry’s above said letter dated 21.8.2009 shall be stepped up to fifty percent of the minimum of the fitment tables for the rank in the revised pay band as indicated under fitment tables annexed with SAI 2/S/2008 as amended (for regular commissioned officers), SAI 4/S/2008 as amended (for commissioned officers belonging to AMC/ADC/RVC and were in receipt of NPA) and equivalent instructions for Navy & Air Force, plus the Grade pay corresponding to the pre-revised scale from which the pensioner had retired/discharged including Military Service Pay where applicable. The President is also. pleased to decide that with effect from 24th September 2012, the notional full pension of the JCO/OR absorbee pensioners determined in terms of this Ministry’s above said letter dated 21.8.2009, shall also be stepped up to fifty percent of the notional maximum of the fitment tables for the rank and group in the revised pay band as indicated under fitment tables annexed with SAI 1/S/2008 as amended and equivalent instructions for Navy & Air Force, plus the Grade pay corresponding to the pre-revised scale from which the pensioner had discharged including Military Service Pay and ’X’ Group pay where applicable. The amount so determined shall be reduced prorata where the Armed Forces absorbee had less than the maximum required service to earn full pension. While determining revised full pension in terms of these orders, weightage in qualifying service shall not be allowed, as hithertofore.

3. No arrears of deamess relief and additional pension on notional full pension would be payable for the period prior to 24.9.2012. Cases in which the pension of the Armed Forces absorbee pensioners drawing notional full pension in terms of this Ministry’s letter dated 21.8.2009, happens to be more than the notional full pension determined in terms of these orders, such absorbee pensioners shall continue to draw the beneficial award. However, if a Armed Forces absorbee pensioner to whom the benefits under these orders accrue has died/dies before receiving the payment on account of arrears, the life time arrears (LTA) will be disposed of as per the extant orders.

4. The other terms and conditions prescribed vide this Ministry’s above mentioned letter dated 21.8.2009 as amended, which are not affected by the provisions of this letter, shall remain unchanged. Pension Sanctioning Authorities shall revise notional full pension of absorbee pensioners’ suo moto by issue of revised Pension Payment orders, where the restored pension has already been revised in terms of this Ministry’s above said letter dated 21.8.2009.

5. These orders issue with the concurrence of MoD (Finance/PeHSion) vide their ID No 31(08)/09/Fin/Pen dated 17.07.2014

Hindi version of this order will follow.

Yours faithfully

[Prem Parkash]
Under Secretary (Pension/Policy)

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No. 7(1)/E.Coord/2014
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block, New Delhi
25th November 2014

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Foreign tours/travels as part of Training Programmes – approval of Screening Committee of Secretaries (SCOS).

               Instructions have been issued by this Department from time to time on the need to curtail expenditure on foreign travel. In recent months it has been observed that Ministries/Departments have been proposing Foreign Study Tours (FSTs) of large delegations of officers as a part of training programmes. In keeping with the Government’s drive on economy and rationalization of expenditure and to have an objective assessment of such FSTs, it has been decide4. that prior approval of the Screening Committee of Secretaries would be required for all FSTs of delegations exceeding 5 members (irrespective of level/rank of officers), where Government of India is funding such tours and which are part of career training programme(s) or stand alone tours or otherwise.

2. This has the approval of Cabinet Secretary.

(N. Radhakrishnan)
Director(E.Coord)

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